Arthur was a retired truck driver for Keystone Concrete for 35 years.
Surviving are three sons, Dennis (Janice) Roop of Monroeville, IN, Tony (Terra) Roop of Decatur, IN, Charles (Janice) Roop of San Manuel, Arizona, three daughters, Mrs. Tom (Shari) Faucher of Marine City, MI, Debra West of Churubusco, and Mrs. Kipp (Rebecca) Schlichter of Ossian, IN; one brother, James A. Roop of Decatur, IN; three sisters, Mrs. Otho (Vera) Wallace of Muncie, IN, Carol Harvey and Ruth Werst of Decatur; 23 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty (Fox) Roop, two daughters, Brenda Overmier and Angela Roop; three brothers, Rex, Don and David Roop; and a grandson, Shawnce Branning.
A Service of Remembrance will be held at a later date.
Arrangements were entrusted to Haggard & Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur, IN.